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Josh Middleton: Gone

A single that attempts to position Middleton as a future pop star.

7 Nov 2017 / Opinion, Review / written by Elmarie Kruger

14-year-old Josh Middleton’s new single ‘Gone’ has its finger on the pulse of a commercial sound that’s currently dominating overseas charts.

Featuring rapper Aewon Wolf, it’s a worthy contender for maximum radio play, garnering a feature on Jacaranda FM’s “Hot Hits”.

However, save for the memorable chorus and the head-bopping beat, there’s not much to distinguish it from the plethora of similar-sounding summer anthems. And with other teenagers like Andrew Sutton poised to take Locnville’s crown by stealing tween hearts all over the country, Middleton’s going to need to think hard about how to position himself as a future pop star.

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